Canadian Mining Journal


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    ORE SORTER: Tomra’s advanced technology can make green mining profitable

    August 12, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    GERMANY – Tomra’s advanced sensor-based sorting technologies offer mining operations the dual benefits of energy efficiency and the ability to recover valuable ore even from sub-economic deposits or dumps. This has become increasingly relevant as the mining industry – a

  • Americas Silver plans year-end gold production at Relief Canyon

    August 12, 2019 by Trish Saywell

    Americas Silver (TSX: USA; NYSE: USAS) expects to start producing gold before year-end at its fully funded Relief Canyon project in Nevada, 153 km northeast of Reno. The mine will produce about 91,000 oz. gold per year over a 5.6 year

  • GOLD: Lundin expects Fruta del Norte’s first pour in Q4 2019

    August 12, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    ECUADOR – When reporting its operational and financial results for the second quarter of 2019, Lundin Gold announced that it expects first gold production from the Fruta del Norte project in Ecuador to be delivered in the fourth quarter of

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    GOLD: Avesoro suspends operations at Youga mine after security breach

    August 12, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    BURKINA FASO – Avesoro Resources has temporarily suspended operations at its Youga gold mine in Burkina Faso and moved all staff to the capital Ouagadougou as a precautionary measure, after a group of armed artisanal miners overran the camp and tried

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    GOLD: Golden Predator advances Brewery Creek on higher gold price

    August 8, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    YUKON – Vancouver-based Golden Predator Mining says the higher price of gold is good reason to advance the reopening of the former Brewery Creek gold mine 55 km east of Dawson City. The exploration program being stepped up and heavy

  • ENVIRONMENT: NRCan invests in greener mining innovation

    August 8, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MONTREAL – Natural Resources Canada wants to see Canada’s mining industry become leaders in green technology. To that end, the federal government is investing over $1.5 million in the Royal Institution for the Advancement of Learning at McGill University. The

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    POTASH: Mosaic idles Colonsay mine

    August 8, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN –  The Mosaic Company of Plymouth, Minn., has announced plans to close the Colonsay potash mine near the town of the same name. Layoff notices effective Sept. 10 went out to 359 employees and no suggestion of when the

  • GOLD: Eastmain options high-grade project to Benz Mining

    August 8, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Eastmain Resources has optioned one of its three gold projects in Quebec’s James Bay region to junior Benz Mining. The past-producing Eastmain project has indicated resources of 899,000 tonnes grading 8.19 g/t gold, 0.13% copper and 8 g/t silver. Inferred

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    MINING PEOPLE: Altiplano Metals, Generation Mining, and Jaguar Mining

    August 8, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    The new CEO of Altiplano Metals in Edmonton is Alastair McIntyre. He will lead the company’s efforts in Chile.  McIntyre holds a BSc in geology and a BComm in economics from Dalhousie University. Former CEO John Williamson will retain his

  • ANNIVERSARY: RPMGlobal celebrates 50 years

    August 8, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRISBANE, Australia – RPMGlobal has reached a significant milestone as the organization celebrates 50 years of delivering premier consulting and advisory services to the global mining industry. During this time, RPMGlobal has earned a strong reputation as the go-to technology

  • Key mining figure added to TNM Leaders — Randy Smallwood

    August 8, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Addressing questions about time management, dealing with stress, creativity and teamwork, Randy Smallwood shares a number of lessons he’s learned throughout his decades long career as a mining executive. Find out more at The Northern Miner.

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    MINING: ATAC Resources’ VP exploration killed in plane crash

    August 8, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    YUKON – Vancouver- based ATAC Resources is mourning the loss of Julia Lane, its VP of exploration. The company announced on Thursday that Lane and Shawn Kitchen were casualties in a fatal aircraft accident on Aug. 6. Twenty-four year-old Kitchen was the